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is there over the counter medication for parasites

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is there over the counter medication for parasites?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Saurabh Joshi replied 8 years ago.
Hello,

If these are intestinal parasites, that you are talking about, then medicines that kill intestinal parasites are available only with a doctor's prescription, as they can be toxic in higher doses and can produce many adverse effects.

For skin parasites, again, medicated soaps and shampoos can be available OTC, but poisonius agents that kill parasites are available with a doctors prescription only.

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